Ōtsu, Shiga facts for kids
|大津市 · Ōtsu City|
Location of Ōtsu in Shiga
|• Total||464.10 km2 (179.19 sq mi)|
|Population (August 1, 2011)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Prunus serrulata|
|- Flower||Viola eizanensis|
|- Bird||Black-headed Gull|
|Address||3-1 Goryō-chō, Ōtsu-shi, Shiga-ken
Ōtsu was the site of an Imperial palace from 667 to 672. Emperor Tenji lived in Ōtsu.
Ōtsu is on the south shore of Lake Biwa.
Ōtsu by Hiroshige
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